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Natural Resources

This selection of approximately 230 images provides a sample of the collections related to the development of natural resources in several regions of Canada, between the years 1840 and 1945. It examines the vast potential of the natural environment with respect to the production of goods and services.

Profile:

  • Forest and wildlife: logging and hunting;
  • Mineral deposits: mining and the recovery of fossil fuels;
  • Rivers and stream: transportation, fishing, hydro-electricity, leisure areas;
  • Fertile lands: agriculture.

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The Bruce Mines, Steamboat Landing (M3856)

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The Bruce Mines, Steamboat Landing
1871, 19th century
M3856

Massawippi Falls & mill, Eastern Townships, QC, about 1865 (MP-1982.157)

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Massawippi Falls & mill, Eastern Townships, QC, about 1865
Anonyme - Anonymous
about 1865, 19th century
MP-1982.157

Man and tall grain stooks on the Prairies, about 1910 (MP-0000.25.414)

Photograph, glass lantern slide
Man and tall grain stooks on the Prairies, about 1910
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1910, 20th century
MP-0000.25.414